UN report card on Canada's human rights record | Sep 23 2015 | The UN's first report card on Canada in 10 years measures whether the country has met its human rights obligations.
radio book lounge: Our Ice Is Vanishing Sikuvut Nunguliqtuq by Shelley Wright | Sep 22 2015 | Roshini Nair | Shelley Wright, author of Our Ice Is Vanishing / Sikuvut Nunguliqtuqa: A History of Inuit, Newcomers, and Climate Change speaks about the people of the Arctic and the effects of climate change.
Ciro Guerra on Indigenous Cultures, Colonialism, Knowledge and Social Change
Ciro Guerra on Indigenous cultures, colonialism, knowledge and social change | Sep 20 2015 | Face2Face | Colombian filmmaker Ciro Guerra talks about his new film "Embrace of the Serpent," mystery, the environment, the importance of Indigenous cultures and why western science is so close-minded.
Pipeline politics: Where the federal parties stand | Sep 17 2015 | Andrea Harden-Donahue | Pipeline politics has been on the uptick, reflecting growing opposition to tar sands development across Canada. Here is where the parties stand on four major proposed tar sands export pipelines.
Restoring disturbed nature: Two debut books of Canadian poetry | Sep 17 2015 | Sarah Hipworth | This double review of "Infinite Citizen of the Shaking Tent" and "A New Index for Predicting Catastrophes" explores world metaphors and how they can condition our thoughts and shape our actions.
Now is the time for a climate leap | Sep 16 2015 | Avi Lewis, Naomi Klein | It is possible for Canada to fight against climate change in a way that changes our country for the better. That's the message in the Leap Manifesto, launched yesterday.
The Leap Manifesto | Sep 15 2015 | various | A call for a Canada based on caring for the Earth and one another.
*Original photo by Ossie Michelin.
Resistance through rituals, ceremonies and the bravery of an open heart | Sep 15 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | Now the ritual as protest –- and the brave coming out together as a group for the ritual -– is lost in the numbing commercialism that makes everything shine like it could be gold.
Leap Manifesto calls for radical changes to Canada's extractive economy | Sep 15 2015 | Mick Sweetman | Dozens of high-profile Canadian activists and intellectuals are calling for Canada to take a leap of faith away from an extractive economy.
GroundWire | September 15, 2015: Toxic Tour, accessible education, Chevron ruling | Sep 15 2015 | GroundWire | On this episode of Groundwire: the 2015 Chemical Valley Toxic Tour, the struggle over accessible public education, Supreme Court rules on Chevron accountability in Ecuador, and more.
What we need is a giant leap forward | Sep 15 2015 | Judy Rebick | The Leap Manifesto is the visionary platform we need to bring together all of our movements into a diverse, pluralistic, democratic project to save the planet and everyone on it.
Photo: Jesse McLaren
VOW stands with Aamjiwnaang First Nation in their fight against Chemical Valley | Sep 15 2015 | Jacqueline Burgoyne | Jacqueline Burgoyne took a scenic drive to Sarnia, Ontario to attend the Chemical Valley Toxic Tour and stand in solidarity with Aamjiwnaang First Nation.

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